Case Study: Practice Not Required

Yes, you read the title of this article correctly — please proceed with caution because this topic may offend most music teachers.

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Case Study: How Popular Music Education Transformed a Texas Program and School

When I started at St. Michael’s Catholic Academyin Austin, Texas, about 10 years ago, I was faced with two challenges: low student program participation and school size.

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Finding (and Funding) a Way for Music

We can all agree that the conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have been challenging in ways no one could have anticipated. These circumstances have brought about new processes, new thoughts, new connections and new obstacles.

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Launching a Music Business Program at Your High School

Many students dream of becoming performers, but because it is so highly competitive, that world can be brutal and disheartening.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Mirian Conti

Mirian Conti is part of the faculty of the Evening Division of The Juilliard School in New York City.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Frederic Chiu

Frederic Chiu is an Assistant Professor of Piano at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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How School Service Music Stores Can Help Music Teachers Access ESSER Funds

As one of the closest partners in music education, a school service music store can provide invaluable help to teachers navigating Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding requests.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Andrea McAlister

Andrea McAlister is an Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio, the Director of Digital Content for the Frances Clark Center and the Senior Editor of Piano Magazine.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Phillip Keveren

World-renowned composer and pianist Phillip Keveren is the co-author of the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Stan Renard

At The University of Texas at San AntonioDr. Stan Renard is an assistant professor of Music Marketing; assistant director of the Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE); and the director of the Arts Incubation Research Lab.

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Come Back Strong for Fall 2021: Your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide

Welcome to your Post-Pandemic Planning Guide to bring back music to your school.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Pamela Pike

Pamela Pike is the Herndon Spillman Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Louisiana State University and the editor-in-chief and chief content director for Piano Magazine

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Serona Elton

Serona Elton is a professor and director of the Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program at University of Miami Frost School of Music. She is also the Head of Educational Partnerships at The Mechanical Licensing Collective.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Jeffrey Nytch

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. Donny Gruendler

Dr. Donny Gruendler is the vice president of music education at Guitar Center

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Dr. David Cutler

Dr. David Cutler is a distinguished professor of music and director of music entrepreneurship at the University of South Carolina

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Omar Thomas

Omar Thomas is an assistant professor of composition at The University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music. He is helping educators rethink the way that they can build non-exclusionary curricula.  

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Students Become Teachers as They Level Up

Strike, an extracurricular percussion ensemble at Caledonia (Michigan) Community Schools, has been in operation for 23 years. 

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Case Study: Extracurricular Ensembles in Michigan

Strike up the percussion ensemble and bring on the bagpipes.

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Build Diversity in Your Repertoire

Indiana University Bloomington music students circulated a petition calling for more diversity across the music school’s curriculum.

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